A watershed plan is a strategy and plan designed to assess and manage information pertinent to a body of water designated as a watershed. The planning process uses a series of iterative steps designed to characterize the existing conditions, identify and prioritize problems / pollution sources, define management objectives / corrective action and provide a framework for tracking actionable tasks while quantifiably measuring progress.

The plan is a necessary for the organization of the community associated with / utilizing and supporting the watershed and an essential step in securing government funding.

Peggy Haverberg

Lake Management Plan, Water Quality, Watershed

Email: peggy.haverberg@gmail.com

Bathymetry Maps

New Bathymetry Maps of Hamlin Lake The data used to create these maps was collected during July and August of 2018 and 2019. A bit of data was also collected in September 2019.  Equipment used: Lowrance Fish Finder, model HDS-7T, Lowrance Point-1 Baja GPS Antenna,...

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2020 Wild Roots

We are pleased to announce that the registration period for our next round of Wild Roots is now open! Orders will be taken first come, first served, so place your tree orders soon! Trees and forests play an incredible role in our watersheds by reducing runoff,...

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Mason County Farm Tour

MASON COUNTY FARM TOUR / SEPT 5 AT 5 PM As most are aware agricultural lands are a significant part of our watershed.  Please take the time to be informed and understand what practices the Farming community are employing to protect our watershed!

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Lake Level Update

For those not aware of the procedure for raising the lake in spring; The State Park does not begin the process until all floating ice is off the lake to avoid damage to riparian owners.  This year, different from most saw all the snowmelt on the surrounding lands...

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Watershed Plan Update

We continue to make great progress with the watershed plan. We have 10 of the 15 GIS maps detailing various physical properties interacting with the watershed documented. There still remains much leg work to verify the maps and update them to the current state, since...

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